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Diasporic Dining: Did Mao Order in Chinese?

Francis Levy | Posted 05.12.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Did Mao order in Chinese? Did Chairman Mao like General Tso's chicken? You read about The Long March, The Hundred Flowers Campaign and The Cultural R...

Last Tango in Lille

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Abdellatif Kechiche's Blue is the Warmest Color begins with a discussion of Marivaux's The Virtuous Orphan: Or, The Life of Marianne in a high school...

United Artists' David V. Picker: Mighty Movie Podcast

Dan Persons | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

To list the films and filmmakers David V. Picker has been involved with in his careers as president of United Artists, Paramount, and Columbia borders on giving a comprehensive history of the medium in the latter half of the twentieth century.

Why I Told My Hollywood Tales In Musts, Maybes and Nevers

David V. Picker | Posted 11.19.2013 | Entertainment
David V. Picker

For years many people in the film industry have told me I needed to write about my career running United Artists, Paramount and Columbia, the hundreds of movies I made or was responsible for getting made, and the famous and infamous characters with whom I worked.

Cannes 2012: Bertolucci Takes on Alienation (After a Ten Year Absence)

Karin Badt | Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The famed Bernardo Bertolucci's new film Me and You is about a pimply alienated 14-year-old boy who lives alone with his single mom.

Easy Reader: Kellow's Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark Throws Radiant Light on the Renowned Movie Critic

David Finkle | Posted 12.28.2011 | Books
David Finkle

The only fan letter I ever wrote to a public figure -- other than to child star Bobby Driscoll when I was a child -- went to the then New Yorker movie critic Pauline Kael.

The Dirtiest Scenes In Film History

Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment

Movies, in many ways, are about fulfilling our wishes and seeing our fantasies lived out on screen. Sometimes, it's being a sports hero or brave soldi...

'Last Tango in Paris' Star Dies At 58

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PARIS — Maria Schneider, the French actress who was Marlon Brando's young co-star in the steamy 1972 film "Last Tango in Paris," has died at age...

Interview: Colin Farrell and Neil Jordan on Ondine

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neil Jordan and Colin Farrell, in New York for the screening of their film Ondine at the Tribeca Film Festival in late April, make an amusingly mismat...

On His Birthday, Taking The Measure Of Brando

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Brando's filmography provides sufficient proof that the actor's own demons helped stall a career that in its hey-day (the mid-late fifties) seemed limitless in potential.